Harry Belafonte Born, John Holdren Born, Andrew Breitbart Dead

On this day: March 1
March 1st Movement begins in Korea (1919)

The Hoover Dam is completed (1936)

Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin suffers a stroke and collapses; he dies four days later (1953)

Puerto Rican nationalists attack the U.S. Capitol building, injuring five Representatives (1954)

The Ba'ath Party takes power in Syria (1996)

The domestic terrorist group of "friends-of-Barack" William Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, the Weather Underground Organization, explodes a bomb in a men's room in the United States Capitol "in protest of the U.S. invasion of Laos" (1971)

The terrorist group Black September storms the Saudi embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, assassinating three Western hostages (1973)

President B. Hussein Obama meets with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Obamunist Jewish Organizations in the State Dining Room of the White House (2011)

President B. Hussein Obama meets with Democrat Congressional Leadership immediately before signing his budget sequester act, which he later labels "the Republican Sequester" (2013)

b: Erich von dem Bach (1899), Ralph Ellison (1913), Harry Belafonte (1927), Sergei Kourdakov (1951), John Holdren (1944); d: Harry Browne (2006), Andrew Breitbart (2012)

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